When Grayson Knight, a popular quarterback with a squeaky-clean reputation, is arrested for drug possession, lawyer Melissa St. James struggles to prove his innocence in spite of the unsettling secret he is hiding. 124 pages.
A tale of the nineteenth-century west. A blend of historical fact and sheer storytelling, the novel follows the Cecil family's arduous journey by riverboat and wagon from Boone's Lick, Missouri, to Fort Phil Kearny in Wyoming. Fifteen-year-old Shay narrates, describing the journey that begins when his Ma, Mary Margaret, decides to hunt down her elusive husband, Dick, to tell him she's leaving him. Without knowing precisely where he is, they set out across the plains in search of him, encountering grizzly bears, stormy weather, and hostile Indians as they go.
Left for dead in a cold, Skagit Valley river, TA Buck survives what he shouldn't have. While he recovers, greedy men plot murders and land grabs for their own personal gain to turn the luscious valley into their own playground. With no law in Bent Hog, innocent farmers are being murdered for their land. Only a few are able and willing to stand up to the ruthless gunmen. Buck and his friends just need an edge to get the upper hand - an edge named Two Claws.